Congratulations to Andy Jukich, Jill Hanson, Duane Rutan and Mary Shields, winners of the Minnesota Mixed Curling Event. They will advance to the Nationals on March 17-24 in Portage, Wi.
Norma O’Leary, Patti Luke, Lucy Devore, and Anne Cotter won the 3rd event. Runners up in that event were Barb Payette, Jamie Crump, Kerry Hadiaris, and Katie Waller. The 4th event winners were CJ Johnson, Arlette DeGrio, Kris Cameron, and Joanne Docteur. Congratulations Ladies! A special thank you to the planning committee for a wonderful event.
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to own a piece of Curling History! The package includes a 1984 Silver Broom Program, 2 Decals from the 1984 Silver Broom, 1984 Silver Broom Pin and a 1976 Sew on Patch. Get more details here.
All scheduled games tonight, 2/29/12, for the 5pm league are optional during this storm. If both teams choose to play, the game can be played. If one team chooses not to play, the game MUST BE MADE UP BEFORE WEDNESDAY, 3/7/12. There is ice available on Sunday after 2:30, but before the 6pm league.
The lounge will not be open tonight.
Due to the winter storm, the Wednesday 7pm beginners league and the 9pm UMD Intramurals are cancelled for tonight, 2/29/12. The Silver Broom Lounge will not be open.
The Superior and Duluth Ladies event tonight has been cancelled due to the weather. The ladies league will resume next Wednesday.
Team USA (Christensen) Send-off Party
Sunday, February 26th, 4:00-6:00 pm at the Duluth Curling Club
Swedish Meatball Dinner with mashed potatoes and salad
Goodwill offering – 100% of the funds go to the 2012 Junior Women’s National Curling Champions
Go Team USA!
Main Event winners: the defending champion Litman rink Duluth Curling Club – Scott Schierbeck, Mike Clabaugh, Sam Perrella and Ross Litman, Skip.
Main Event runner up: the Zeman rink Duluth Curling Club – Jeff Anderson, Tom Zeman, Mike Marquardt and Jeremy Zeman, Skip.
B Event winners: the Day rink Madison Curling Club – Dan Janetski, Paul Ryan, Dan Wiza and Steve Day, Skip.
B Event runner up: the Whittaker rink Port Arthur Curling Club – Bo “The Legend” Britton, Dan Pozihun, Jerry Whittaker and Jim Ruoho, Skip
C Event winners: the Trenberth rink Duluth Curling Club: – Bryan Zbacnik, Dustin Tomasetti, Marty Trenberth and Tony Trenberth, Skip.
C Event runner up: the Lammi rink Port Arthur Curling Club – Lou LePage, Bob Coutsie, Dave Schulz and Don Lammi, Skip
D Event winners: the Anderson rink Port Arthur Curling Club- supposedly coached by Dudley Moore – Murray Uranyuk, Jackie Heikkila, Will Salo and Barry Anderson, Skip.
D Event runner up: the Cavers rink Duluth Curling Club – Yvonne Novak, Sheila Longie, JoAnn Morley and Pam Cavers, Skip.
There is no Junior curling on Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 as the Duluth Schools are not in session. Juniors may come in and practice. We will have 4 sheets available for junior curlers. League curlers should take advantage of the 4 open sheets to complete flex or make up games. Please advise the office as they are open on a first come, first served basis.
Sonja Bauman, Anna Bauman, Elizabeth Busche and Skip Cory Christensen roared back from an early 7 – 3 deficit by scoring 2 in the 8th end, stealing 2 in the ninth end to tie and stealing 2 again in a dramatic tenth end to win the 2012 US Junior National Championships. Next they are off to Oestersund, Sweden for the World Junior Championships, Saturday Mar 3, 2012 through Sunday Mar 11, 2012. Watch the website for welcome home details and fundraising events for the team. Congratulations Ladies!